INTERNATIONAL RS CHAMPIONS
Andrey & Alexandra are thrilled to have been selected as one of the top 2 couples in England to represent Team GB at the upcoming WDC World Championships held at The Kremlin in Moscow. Take a look back soon to see how they get on at the event
After nearly having to withdraw from the competition, due to a nasty injury Alex picked up during the event, they managed to battle through and maintain their ranking by placing 3rd place in this National competition.
Andrey & Alexandra finished 25th at arguably the most prestigious competition in the world, narrowly missing out on the top 24.
A major event in the competition diary in preparation for the British Open in Blackpool. A truly beautiful and well organised event. We were pleased to make the quarter final in this strong competition.
Many thanks to Luca and Ekaterina for inviting us to Venice to compete in this beautiful competition. We very much enjoyed this competition and the audience support. We were happy to win the Professional Ballroom event.
We had the opportunity to travel to America to compete in April. We danced in two events in New Orleans and Miami, making the final in both.
We are pleased to announce, we are the new owners of The Piccadilly Ballroom. Thank you to everyone who came to our opening party (nearly 200 of you!) and to everyone who has helped along the way, making this venture possible for us. Visit the website for more info and pictures here www.piccadillyballroom.co.uk
Our first competition of 2017. A huge thank you to all our family, friends and students who come along every year to this competition in our hometown of Bournemouth - your endless support and encouragement means the world to us!
Today we passed our Latin Licentiate Professional exam with the I.S.T.D. We are now fully qualified in Ballroom and Latin, and available for Championship judging.
Our last competition of the year at one of our favorite events. Having been invited to do a demonstration in Switzerland the night before, we traveled through the night to get to Disneyland in order to compete at this amazing competition. We made the semi final, narrowly missing out on a final placing.
A bumper weekend for us competing in both our National and World Championships! We were placed 4th overall in the British Closed Professional Ballroom on the Saturday night, and very pleased to finish in 18th place at the World Championships the next day.
We were pleased to make the semi-final at the Dutch Open in Assen, picking up several marks into the final. As always, a great competition that we always enjoy
We were honoured to be asked to perform our Ballroom show at the Grand Finals weekend at Blackpool to a packed out Wintergardens. Many thanks to the Imperial Society for inviting us
A big congratulations to all our students who competed in the Open, Teacher/Student, and Pro-am events in Dublin. You all came away with medals and did yourselves proud - looking forward to next year!
>A year has whizzed by since we won our International Rising Star title here. This year we were happy to make the quarter final in the International Professional Ballroom Championships. Thanks to our friends and family who traveled all the way to support us.
We were very happy to once again compete in the "Autumn Star" in Moscow. A wonderfully organised event, complete with the Empress Orchestra! We placed 4th in a strong International final
Andrey & Alexandra were invited to compete in the International Team Match in Paris. Along with their fellow team mates, Team GB emerged as clear winners. They went on to compete in the WDC AL Amateur Ballroom championship and were placed 2nd. Later in the evening they qualified to dance in the Open Show Dance category where they became vice-champions.
The first major competition of the year takes place at the Bournemouth International Centre. Andrey and Alexandra competed in the UK Open Amateur Ballroom Championships making the semi final, picking up marks from several judges through to the final. They placed 10th overall.
Finishing off 2014 with the WDC AL World Championship in Disneyland Paris – what a way to end the year!! They made the semi final of the World Championship in all 5 dances and received several marks through to the final.
November was a jam-packed month for Andrey and Alex. They kicked off the month by travelling to Assen in Holland for the Dutch Open Champioships. They were bronze medallists in this event. The following week saw them competing at the prestigious British Closed Championships, where they once again placed in the top 3.
This was the first time this event had been held and organised by Warren and Jane Bullock. Andrey and Alex were awarded the coveted “Amateur Couple Of The Year”. Many thanks to Warren and Jane for a fabulous evening.
The Bournemouth Festival is regarded as one of the “majors” in any dancer’s calendar. The competition was held on home turf at the Bournemouth International Centre. Andrey and Alexandra were victorious, winning this prestigious title, and only needed a couple more points to take 1st place in all 5 dances.
The Oxford Titles were held in Cowley on the hottest day of the year! After a few hot and sweaty rounds, they emerged champions and were awarded maximum points contributing to their DPA NL ranking.
Andrey and Alex travelled to Le Roux with A&L Dance Academy. They danced in the Amateur Open event, performing to a packed-out stadium of spectators. They were placed 1st and took every 1st place from every judge.
Andrey and Alexandra made the semi final of the Amateur Championships in Blackpool, placing as the top British couple.